The table below looks at the statistics for the Front-End Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Brighton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Front-End Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Front-End Developer
Rank 29 24 22
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 10 5 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 3.75% 2.87% 7.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.00% 2.99% 7.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 8
Average daily rate
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£250 £250 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-40.00% -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Brighton region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Brighton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
250 167 277
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 93.63% 95.98% 98.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 80 139
Average daily rate £350 £331 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.90% -8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £432
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 6 4
Average hourly rate £14.94 £13.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.64% -32.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.40 £16.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.25 £28.98 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Front-End Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Front-End Developer in the job title across the Brighton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Front-End Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

Front-End Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Front-End Developer across the Brighton region.

Front-End Developer Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

Front-End Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton region that cited Front-End Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Front-End Developer in their job title.

1 23 (100.00%) HTML
2 22 (95.65%) CSS
3 19 (82.61%) JavaScript
4 17 (73.91%) Responsive Web Design
5 13 (56.52%) jQuery
6 12 (52.17%) HTML5
6 12 (52.17%) CSS3
7 11 (47.83%) PHP
7 11 (47.83%) MySQL
7 11 (47.83%) Apache
8 10 (43.48%) LAMP
8 10 (43.48%) Ajax
8 10 (43.48%) Web Development
8 10 (43.48%) Linux
8 10 (43.48%) OOP
9 5 (21.74%) User Experience
10 4 (17.39%) Git (software)
11 3 (13.04%) OO
11 3 (13.04%) E-Commerce
11 3 (13.04%) .NET
11 3 (13.04%) .NET Framework
11 3 (13.04%) Retail
11 3 (13.04%) Visual Studio
12 2 (8.70%) Web Design
12 2 (8.70%) JSP
12 2 (8.70%) Selenium
13 1 (4.35%) Backbone.js
13 1 (4.35%) Progressive Enhancement
13 1 (4.35%) Hudson
13 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills

Front-End Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton region that cited Front-End Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Front-End Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (47.83%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (47.83%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Git (software)
2 3 (13.04%) Visual Studio
3 2 (8.70%) Selenium
4 1 (4.35%) Ant
4 1 (4.35%) Eclipse
4 1 (4.35%) JIRA
4 1 (4.35%) Hudson
General
1 3 (13.04%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (100.00%) HTML
2 22 (95.65%) CSS
3 13 (56.52%) jQuery
4 12 (52.17%) HTML5
4 12 (52.17%) CSS3
5 10 (43.48%) LAMP
5 10 (43.48%) Ajax
6 3 (13.04%) .NET Framework
6 3 (13.04%) .NET
7 2 (8.70%) JSP
8 1 (4.35%) XML
8 1 (4.35%) Backbone.js
8 1 (4.35%) Sass
8 1 (4.35%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) User Experience
2 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 10 (43.48%) Linux
2 1 (4.35%) Debian
2 1 (4.35%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (73.91%) Responsive Web Design
2 10 (43.48%) Web Development
2 10 (43.48%) OOP
3 3 (13.04%) OO
3 3 (13.04%) E-Commerce
4 2 (8.70%) Web Design
5 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.35%) Asset Management
5 1 (4.35%) Automated Testing
5 1 (4.35%) Progressive Enhancement
Programming Languages
1 19 (82.61%) JavaScript
2 11 (47.83%) PHP
3 1 (4.35%) Bash Shell
3 1 (4.35%) Perl
3 1 (4.35%) Java
Vendors
1 1 (4.35%) JBoss